Topic: open compute project

Microsoft and NVIDIA tackle AI cloud computing with HGX-1

Microsoft and NVIDIA want to accelerate artificial intelligence computing in the next generation of cloud technology. The companies announced the HGX-1, an open standard hyperscale GPU accelerator, at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit today. “AI is a new computing model that requires a new architecture,” said Jen-Hsun Huang, founder and CEO of NVIDIA. “The … continue reading

Facebook shows off fruits of open networking collaborations

Facebook’s work in the world of the Open Compute Project are beginning to yield fruit. The social media company has long made efforts to contribute its own open-source hardware designs to the project’s growing attempts to break out of the standard 1U and 2U server form factors. Today, Facebook engineer Luis Martin Garcia wrote a … continue reading

Microsoft offers help for cloud hardware

Microsoft today announced Project Olympus. This open-source hardware design was created for the Open Compute Project, and can be modified and extended by the public. This marks the first time the company has contributed an open-source hardware design to the OCP in an early stage of development. Previously, Microsoft had contributed the hardware designs for … continue reading

Facebook is open-sourcing its AI hardware

Facebook has announced plans to open-source its artificial intelligence hardware design. The Open Rack-compatible hardware, codenamed Big Sur, is designed to handle AI computing at a large scale, according to the company. “At Facebook, we’ve made great progress thus far with off-the-shelf infrastructure components and design,” wrote Facebook developers Kevin Lee and Serkan Piantino in … continue reading Protection Status